04-21-19 Theatre by the Sea 2019 - Conducting Conversations

April 22nd, 2019

Theatre By The Sea's announcement of the 2019 season is the subject of this week's program with Karen Kessler, Press Rep and Vinny Lupino, Box Office Mgr. We talk about this summer's musicals and listen to some of the very popular songs from Singin' In the Rain, Newsies, and Saturday Night Fever, with a special preview of the brand new musical Love and Other Fables. For more information you can call (401) 782-8587 or go to www.theatrebythesea.com


04-14-19 Jamestown Community Piano Association - Conducting Conversations

April 16th, 2019

The Jamestown Community Piano Association is the subject this week's program with Nancy Benett, Program Director. We talk                        about their upcoming concerts and listen to some of the music being presented at the spring concerts, at St. Matthew's Church in Jamestown. For more information you can call 401-423-0515.​

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04-07-19 Jamestown Community Chorus - Conducting Conversations

April 8th, 2019

This week The Jamestown Community Chorus is the subject of the program  with B. J. Whitehouse, Music Director and Judith Anderson, Publicity Chair. We talk about their upcoming program, “Director's Choice", and listen to some selections from the concerts that will be held on Saturday  May 4th at 4 PM and Sunday May 5th at 3 PM at the Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown RI. For more information you can call 401-423-1574 or go to www.jamestownchorus.com ​


03-31-19 Westminster Youth String Ensemble - Conducting Conversations

April 1st, 2019

This week Westminster Youth String Ensemble is the subject of the program, with Kathleen Curran Monroe, Director. We talk about the upcoming season and the Spring Concert on Sunday May 5th, at the Westerly Armory, in Westerly, and listen to some selections of past concerts. For more information you can call 401.596.5225 or go to www.westminsterstrings.org 


03-24-19 The Barker Playhouse - Conducting Conversations

March 25th, 2019

The Barker Playhouse is the subject of this week's program with Marcia Layden, Producer and Joan Dillenback, President.      We talk about their upcoming production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and listen to some of the music from the show which is being presented on May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, at the Playhouse on Benefit Street in Providence. For more information you can call 723-0590 or go to www.playersri.org  

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03-17-19 Eddie Dillon - Conducting Conversations

March 18th, 2019

This week, for a special show about St. Patrick's Day, we feature Eddie Dillon, Composer, Arranger, Singer and Guitarist, and one of the original guests on the show when it started.  Eddie is the only person to have appeared with Mike every year of the show's existence. We'll listen to some examples of his music, some of his personal favorites, and discuss his upcoming concerts. For more information you can go to www.eddiedillon.com ​

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03-10-19 Tribute to Debra Mann - Conducting Conversations

March 11th, 2019

This week we pay tribute to jazz singer and pianist Debra Mann with a special memorial program. Guests David Zinno, bassist and Dino Govoni, saxophonist talk about Debra's music and life that ended too soon, January 31st, 2019. Featured is music from her recently released CD, Full Circle. For more information you can go to www.debramann.com ​

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03-03-19 RI Civic Choral & Orchestra - Conducting Conversations

March 4th, 2019

The RI Civic Choral and Orchestra is the subject of this week's  program with Edward Markward, Music Director. We talk about their upcoming concert and listen to some of the music being  presented on Saturday March 23rd at 7:30 PM at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence. For more information you can call 401-521-5670 or go to www.ricco.org​


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